Blue Jays Vs Mariners: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – July 8, 2022

Written By Staff on July 8, 2022

The Toronto Blue Jays (45-39) visit the Seattle Mariners (42-42) at 10:10 PM ET on Friday in a matchup featuring two of MLB’s most consistent batters. Alejandro Kirk has a batting average of .312 (10th in league) for the Blue Jays, and Ty France is seventh at .315 for the Mariners. Toronto (-110 to win) has Ross Stripling starting, and Seattle (-108) will send out George Kirby.

The insights in this article are based off odds valid as of July 8, 2022 at 9:24 PM ET.

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Blue Jays vs Mariners Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Stripling (TOR) Pitcher Kirby (SEA)
4 – 3 W/L 2 – 3
62.1 IP 60.0
3.32 ERA 3.75
1.123 WHIP 1.150
7.1 K/9 8.7
1.9 BB/9 1.2

Blue Jays Probable Starter Ross Stripling

  • Stripling gets the start for the Blue Jays, his 12th of the season. He is 4-3 with a 3.32 ERA and 49 strikeouts in 62 1/3 innings pitched.
  • In his most recent time out on Sunday against the Tampa Bay Rays, the righty threw 4 2/3 innings, giving up three earned runs while surrendering seven hits.
  • The 32-year-old has put up an ERA of 3.32, with 7.1 strikeouts per nine innings, in 19 games this season. Opposing hitters have a .238 batting average against him.
  • Stripling enters the outing with two quality starts under his belt this season.
  • He will take the mound against a Mariners offense that is hitting .236 as a unit (22nd in MLB). It is also slugging a collective .387 (18th in MLB) with 89 total home runs (14th in MLB).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of July 8, 2022 at 9:24 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Mariners Stats vs Stripling

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Carlos Santana 9 .222 2 0 0 .300 .522
Justin Upton 7 .143 1 0 0 .143 .429
Eugenio Suárez 6 .167 1 0 0 .286 .453
Adam Frazier 4 .750 3 0 2 .750 1.750
Ty France 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Dylan Moore 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000
J.P. Crawford 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Cal Raleigh 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Julio Rodríguez 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Abraham Toro 1 1.000 1 1 1 1.000 5.000

Mariners Probable Starter George Kirby

  • The Mariners will send Kirby (2-3) to the mound for his 12th start this season.
  • The right-hander’s last appearance was on Saturday, when he threw 7 2/3 innings against the Oakland Athletics, giving up one earned run while allowing three hits.
  • The 24-year-old has pitched in 11 games this season with an ERA of 3.75 and 8.7 strikeouts per nine innings, with an opponent batting average of .254.
  • He has earned a quality start six times in 11 starts this season.
  • The Blue Jays have scored 389 runs this season, which ranks seventh in MLB. They have 736 hits, third in baseball, with 108 home runs (sixth in the league).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of July 8, 2022 at 9:24 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Blue Jays Stats vs Kirby

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS

Blue Jays Betting Trends

  • The Blue Jays have compiled a 37-29 record in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 56.1% of those games).
  • In games it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -110 or shorter, Toronto has gone 37-29 (56.1%).
  • Based on this matchup’s moneyline, the Blue Jays have an implied win probability of 52.4%.
  • Toronto has played in 84 games with set over/under, and has combined with opponents to go over the total 45 times (45-37-2).
  • The Blue Jays have covered 42.9% of their games this season, going 36-48-0 against the spread.
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Mariners Betting Trends

  • The Mariners have won 21, or 42%, of the 50 games they’ve played as underdogs this season.
  • Seattle has a record of 21-29 in games where bookmakers have them as underogs of at least -108 on the moneyline.
  • The implied probability of a win by the Mariners, based on the moneyline, is 51.9%.
  • So far this season, Seattle and its opponents have hit the over in 39 of their 84 games with a total.
  • In 84 games with a spread this season, the Mariners are 44-40-0 ATS.

Blue Jays Players to Watch

  • Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is batting .268 with 13 doubles, 19 home runs and 37 walks.
  • Among qualifying hitters in MLB, Guerrero ranks 54th in batting average, 42nd in on-base percentage, and 25th in slugging.
  • Kirk’s 73 hits and .399 OBP both lead his team. He has 12 doubles, 10 home runs and 31 walks while batting .312.
  • Kirk currently ranks 10th in batting average, fifth in on base percentage, and 24th in slugging among qualifying hitters.
  • George Springer is hitting .248 with 12 doubles, two triples, 15 home runs and 30 walks.
  • Bo Bichette is slugging .426 to lead his team. He has 20 doubles, 13 home runs and 22 walks while hitting .257.
  • Bichette takes a 12-game hitting streak into this game. In his last 10 games he is hitting .268 with four doubles, a home run, two walks and four RBI.

Blue Jays Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Bo Bichette 350 .257 46 13 45 .301 .727
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. 314 .268 45 19 54 .350 .840
Santiago Espinal 295 .275 31 6 37 .326 .733
George Springer 274 .248 47 15 38 .331 .802
Matt Chapman 274 .223 42 13 40 .299 .715
Lourdes Gurriel Jr. 269 .294 34 5 34 .347 .775
Alejandro Kirk 234 .312 40 10 33 .399 .890
Teoscar Hernández 228 .254 27 9 32 .306 .749
Raimel Tapia 225 .262 24 3 21 .289 .653
Cavan Biggio 118 .229 18 2 12 .368 .749

Mariners Players to Watch

  • Julio Rodriguez leads Seattle with 87 hits, batting .278 this season with 33 extra-base hits.
  • Among all the qualified hitters in the big leagues, Rodriguez is 38th in batting average, 62nd in on-base percentage, and 29th in slugging percentage.
  • France has a slash line of .315/.389/.473 this season and a team-best OPS of .862.
  • France’s batting average ranks seventh among all qualified players, his on-base percentage places him eighth, and he is 36th in slugging.
  • J.P. Crawford has collected 75 base hits, an OBP of .347 and a slugging percentage of .388 this season.
  • Eugenio Suarez has 14 home runs, 41 RBI and a batting average of .240 this season.

Mariners Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Julio Rodriguez 313 .278 49 15 43 .338 .824
Eugenio Suárez 308 .240 39 14 41 .333 .771
Adam Frazier 300 .220 32 2 21 .287 .577
J.P. Crawford 281 .267 36 5 23 .347 .735
Ty France 279 .315 32 10 45 .389 .862
Abraham Toro 225 .182 25 7 22 .234 .563
Carlos Santana 205 .224 21 4 22 .356 .693
Cal Raleigh 168 .202 18 11 30 .277 .747
Dylan Moore 117 .188 23 5 15 .347 .723
Justin Upton 41 .122 1 1 3 .234 .454

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